Marathon, Florida

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Marathon is a city on Knight's Key, Boot Key, Key Vaca, Fat Deer Key, Long Point Key, Crawl Key and Grassy Key islands in the middle Florida Keys, in Monroe County, Florida, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 10,255. As of 2005, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 10,626.[3]



Marathon is located at 24°43′35″N 81°02′25″W / 24.726310°N 81.040327°W / 24.726310; -81.040327.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 25.0 km² (9.6 mi²), of which 22.4 km² (8.6 mi²) are land and 2.6 km² (1.0 mi²) (10.37%) are water. Its city limits extend 1200' from land into the adjacent waters.[5]

Boot Key Harbor is a natural body of water between Boot Key and Key Vaca, entirely within the Marathon city limits.[6]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 10,255 people, 4,597 households, and 2,735 families residing in the city. The population density was 457.7/km² (1,186.1/mi²). There were 6,791 housing units at an average density of 303.1/km² (785.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.09% White, 4.65% African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 2.00% from other races, and 1.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 20.43% of the population.

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